SWAR events

SWAR Events: Conferences, Workshops, Panels and Seminars organized as part of the SWAR Project

 

2017

Panel on "Sectarianism and Regime Trajectories after the Arab Uprisings", BRISMES Annual Conference 2017, University of Edinburgh, UK. July 6 2017.

Place: University of Edinburgh.
Date: July 6 2017.
Speakers: Raymond Hinnebusch, Morten Valbjørn,  Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Hasan Hafidh, Cortney Freer
For abstracts see here

 

Workshop on “IR Theory and the new sectarian Middle East”

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: June 22 2017.
Speakers: May Darwich, Simon Mabon, Helle Malmvig, Raymond Hinnebusch, Søren Schmidt, Henrik Lauritsen, Morten Valbjørn.
See the program here

 

Author workshop on “Sunni and Shi’i Intra- and Anti-Sectarianism”

Place: Aarhus University.
Date: June 16 2017.
Speakers: Mohamed Nawab, Aida-Mihaela Arosoaie, Ingvild Flaskerud, Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Elvire Corboz, Martin Riexinger.

 

International Research Seminar on “Sectarian Materiality”

Place: Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University.
Date: May 30-31 2017.
Speakers: Fanar Haddad, Christa Salamandra, Laura MacAtackney, Marie Vejrup, Joachim Meyer, Thomas Fibiger, Martin Thomas Riexinger, Morten Valbjørn, Elvire Corboz, Maria Louw
See the program here.

 

Seminar on “New and old Media in a New Sectarian Middle East”.

Place: Department of Religion, Aarhus University.
Date: May 9 2017.
Speakers: Marc Owen Jones, Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen.
Read more here.

 

Mini-conference on “Power Politics in Syria – Where are we now and where are we going? “ (Co-organized with IP-NU)

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: February 13 2017.
Speakers: Christopher Phillips, Jakob Skovgaard Pedersen, Jan Pêt Khorto.

  

2016

Workshop on “Comparative Sectarianism”

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: November 29.
Speakers: Christian Axboe Nielsen, Ingvild Flaskerud, Patrick Milton, Justin Jones, Martin Thomas Riexinger, Michael Kerr, Morten Valbjørn.

 

Panel on “Sectarianism, State Failure and the Regional States System” at 23rd Annual Congress of DAVO: German Middle East Studies Association.

Place: Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen.
Date: October 6-8 2016.
Speakers: Adham Saouli, Morten Valbjørn, Raymond Hinnebusch, Vincent Durac.

 

Panel on “Inter-disciplinary Explorations into Shia/Sunni Sectarianism” at the Tenth Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies.

Place: University of Southern Denmark.
Date: September 23 2016.
Speakers: Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Elvire Corboz, Martin Riexinger, Morten Valbjørn, Raymond Hinnebusch, Ali Granmayeh.
See the program here.

 

Workshop on Sectarianism and Regime Formation(co-organized with CODE)

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: August 16-17 2016.
Speakers: Lasse Lykke Rørbæk, Courtney Freer, Hasan Hafidh, Adham Saouli, Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Morten Valbjørn, Raymond Hinnebusch.

 

Workshop “Jordan in a New Sectarian Middle East(co-organized with DJUCO and CSS)

Place: Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan.
Date: August 11 2016.
Speakers: Curtis Ryan, Abdel Ilah Alkhatib, Oraib al Rantawi, Mohammed Abu Rumman, Giulia el-Dardiry, Majeda Omar, Sara Ababneh, Morten Valbjørn.

 

Workshop on Inter-disciplinary perspectives on Sectarianism in Iraq and Beyond (co-organized with AIC)

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: May 24 2016.
Speakers: Toby Dodge, Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Morten Valbjørn, Martin Riexinger, Bjarke Aae.

 

ICSRU Workshop on “Sectarianism and non-religious identity politics”

Place: Aarhus University
Date: May 9
Speakers: Raymond Hinnebusch (University of St. Andrews) Thomas Brandt Fibiger (Aarhus University), Morten Valbjørn (Aarhus University), Martin Riexinger (Aarhus University).

 

Public Lecture by Raymond Hinnebusch on  "Thinking about Sectarianism: Drivers and Consequences – lessons from Syria"

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: May 3 2016.

 

Roundtable on ”Inter-disciplinary perspectives on religion and sectarianism”,

Place: Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University.
Date: April 12 2016.
Speakers: Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Martin Riexinger, Morten Valbjørn, Raymond Hinnebusch.

 

2015

Public event on Yemen at War in a ‘Sectarian New Middle East – regional and domestic dimensions (co-organized with IP-NU).

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: November 16 2015.
Speakers: Maria-Louise Clausen and Siris Hartkorn.

 

Workshop on (Inter)disciplinary Perspectives on Sectarian in a New Middle East

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: November 12 2015.
Speakers: Rainer Brunner, Bassel Salloukh, Toby Matthiesen.

 

Public lecture by Toby Matthiesen on “The Shia/Sunni Question in a Sectarian Gulf – Politics in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states after the Arab Uprisings (co-organized with IP-NU).

Place: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Date: November 11 2015.
Read more here.